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Binbrook Fair 2016 Shuttle Details

Once again the City of Hamilton is providing express shuttle service to and from the Binbrook Fair. The annual fair takes place on Friday, September 16th until Sunday September 18th however the shuttle will operate on SUNDAY ONLY.

The shuttle will travel between Eastgate Square Transit Terminal and the Binbrook Fair.

Buses will depart Eastgate Square Transit Terminal at platform #1 (58 STONEY CREEK LOCAL bus stop) between 9:35 AM and will depart every 60 minutes thereafter until 4:35 PM. Buses will depart Binbrook Fair (in front of Little Theatre) starting at 10:00 AM and operate every 60 minutes until 5:00 PM. Additional trips will depart at 5:45pm and 6:30pm.

The shuttle bus also stops in both directions at Upper Centennial, north of Rymal at the traffic signalized entrance to Fortinos to provide connections with HSR route 44 RYMAL.

Please note that regular HSR fare applies on board this express shuttle.

1 KING and 10 B-LINE EXPESS detoured Sept 19-Oct 10 due to University Plaza construction

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Effective Monday, September 19th, 2016 from the beginning of service and for approximately 3 weeks weather permitting, the University Plaza Terminal will be closed due to construction.

As a result, Routes 1A KING and 10 B-LINE EXPRESS buses will be on detour during this time. Only westbound buses will be affected by this detour. No eastbound stops will be missed.

2016 Supercrawl Detours Sept 8th – 11th

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Supercrawl is taking place on the weekend of September 9-11, 2016. The event will result in the closure of the following streets:

  • James Street, between King Street (north leg) and Strachan Street
    Thursday, September 8 at 2:30 am until 4 am on Monday, September 12.
  • York Blvd., between Bay Street and Hughson Street
    Thursday, September 8 at 2:30 am until 4 am on Monday, September 12.

City of Hamilton hires new Director of Transit

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The City of Hamilton is announced that Debbie Dalle Vedove is the successful candidate for the Director of Transit position with the City of Hamilton.

Transit plays a vital role in the health and wellbeing of residents in Hamilton. It connects people to their homes, jobs, local businesses, programs and services, family, social functions, and other transit networks. With nearly 30 years of experience in the transit industry, Debbie is poised to take on this important role leading transit in Hamilton.

Locke Street Festival detour of 7 LOCKE and free shuttle September 10th

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The Locke Street Merchants Association is holding a street festival on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 from 7:00 AM until 10:30 PM. This festival will result in the total closure of Locke Street between Hunter Street and Stanley Avenue.

Due to the road closure route 7 LOCKE will be on detour as follows.

Additionally the HSR will be providing a free shuttle between the Locke Street Festival and Supercrawl during the festival. See those details below.

Lift Bridge Closure Detours 11 PARKDALE nights of September 7th – 9th [ CANCELLED ]

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The Burlington Canal Lift Bridge will be closed nightly to all traffic effective Wednesday, September 7th, Thursday, September 8th, and Friday, September 9th, 2016, from approximately 8:00 PM until 5:00 AM each evening for bridge repairs.

DUE TO THE LENGTHY DETOUR VIA THE QEW, DELAYS ARE POSSIBLE.

Therefore, route 11 PARKDALE buses will be on detour as follows below during these times:

Notice: Holiday Service Monday for Labour Day

As a reminder, the Hamilton Street Railway will be operating on a holiday schedule for the Labour Day this Monday. On this date many routes will be operating with reduced frequencies while some routes will not be operating at all.

The following routes will not be in service Monday:

Revised Ticats Shuttle stop (Eastgate) on Labour Day due to Cannon Street closure

Cannon Street will be closed between Melrose and Balsam for pre-game activities for the Labour Day Classic from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Labour Day, Monday, September 5th, 2016.

As a result of the closure, the pickup and dropoff location for the Eastgate Square Ticats Express buses is being revised. Prior to the game, Eastgate Square buses will unload on the northeast corner of King and Lottridge. To minimize customer confusion, the pickup point after the game will be at the same location even though Cannon Street will be reopened by that time.

The pickup and dropoff point for the Lime Ridge Mall, King and Hughson, and University Plaza shuttles will not change.

2016 Labour Day Parade Downtown Detours

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The 2016 Hamilton Labour Day parade will be held on Monday, September 5, 2016 from 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM. The parade will assemble on York Blvd. between Dundurn and Queen starting at 9:00 AM.

At 10:30 AM, the parade will travel south on Queen, east on Main, north on Bay, and west on York Blvd. to Dundurn Park. The parade will arrive at Dundurn Park at approximately 12:30 PM. The parade will result in the closure of the following streets between 9:30 AM and 12:30 PM. Please note that HSR buses will be allowed to proceed on Main eastbound as far as the intersection at Queen Street.

  • York Blvd. between Dundurn and Bay
  • Bay Street between Main and Cannon
  • Queen Street between York Blvd. and Main
  • Cannon Street between Bay and Queen
  • Main Street between Queen and Bay
  • King Street between Queen and MacNab

Due to the road closures routes 4 BAYFRONT, 5 DELAWARE (all branches), 7 LOCKE, 8 YORK, 9 ROCK GARDENS, 34 UPPER PARADISE and 99 WATERFRONT SHUTTLE will be detoured between approximately 9:30am until 12:00pm.

The detours are as follows:

6 ABERDEEN detoured due to Rebecca Street closure September 6th-8th

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Rebecca Street, between James and John Street, will be closed to all traffic from Tuesday, September 6th at 7:00 AM until 2:30 AM on Thursday, September 8th for crane installation.

Due to the closure routes 6 ABERDEEN will be detoured.